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Makinde buries mum in Ibadan amidst emotional tribute

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Makinde. Photo; TWITTER/SEYIAMAKINDE The mother of Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Madam Abigail Makinde, was, on Friday, interred in Ibadan, amidst emotional tribute from the governor. Makinde,...

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 343 new infections

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NCDC PHOTO: Twitter Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 343 new infections of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified...

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Read More →

Ohanaeze 2021 election and relapse to intrigues, crises

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For the apex Igbo Socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, crisis has become second nature. There are many indicators to show that the more than 40 years old organisation has survived many...

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC reports 122 new infections in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has announced 122 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on...

Thu Dec 3rd, 2020     Read More →

FUOYE promotes 27 dons to professors

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The Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) has approved the promotion of 27 academic staff to professorial cadre in the institution. The decision was reached at the institution’s council...

Thu Dec 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Blame game as Borno buries victims of Boko Haram insurgency

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Mourners attend the funeral of 43 farm workers in Zabarmari, about 20km from Maiduguri, Nigeria, on November 29, 2020 after they were killed by Boko Haram fighters in rice fields near the village...

Tue Dec 1st, 2020     Read More →

560,000 Nigerians living with HIV untreated

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Despite efforts by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) to end Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) before 2030, no fewer than 560,000...

Tue Dec 1st, 2020     Read More →

Governors condemn killing of Borno rice farmers

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The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has condemned the killing of over 40 rice farmers in Garin Kwashebe, Jere Local Government Area of Borno State on Saturday, by suspected Boko Haram...

Mon Nov 30th, 2020     Read More →

Residents of Ekiti community beat suspected kidnapper to death

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Some residents of Omuo Ekiti, headquarters of Ekiti East Local Government area of Ekiti State, have allegedly beaten to death, a middle-aged man accused of attempting to kidnap a boy in the...

Sun Nov 29th, 2020     Read More →

CBN injects N25b to fund cassava value chain in 2020

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cassavaThe Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), yesterday, said it is injecting N25b into the cassava value chain this year. The move, according to the Apex bank is to curb $600m spent on the...

Sun Nov 29th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria’s COVID-19 death hits 1171, with 246 new cases -NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says death recorded so far due to the coronavirus stands at 1,171 with 246 new cases in the country. The NCDC made this known on its verified website...

Sat Nov 28th, 2020     Read More →

Gunmen kill police, kidnap Chinese expatriate in Ekiti

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The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital. The abductee was one of the...

Sat Nov 28th, 2020     Read More →

Toast to ‘first ladies’ of Best of Nollywood

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By reason of their recent nomination by the organisers of the annual Best of Nollywood award (BON), these sterling actresses- Adesua Etomi, Omowunmi Dada, Kehinde Bankole, Toyin Abraham, Toni...

Sat Nov 28th, 2020     Read More →

Panel on police brutality grants complainant N150,00 to repair damaged car

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The Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into police brutality sitting in Ado Ekiti, on Friday, recommended an award of N150,000 in compensation to a complainant, Mr Adaramola Abiodun. The News...

Fri Nov 27th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC records 169 new infections, total now 66,974

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NCDC centerThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 169 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on...

Fri Nov 27th, 2020     Read More →